Emese Bács

In 1978 she was born in Brasov. She studied graphic design from 1994 till 1996 in Liceo de Arta Brasov (Arts High School), than later on from 1998 till 2004 at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts – her masters: Joseph Gaal and Dora Maurer. In 2001 she received a four months long Erasmus scholarship to study at the Accademia di Belle Arti,Brera / Milano at the reproduction artwork and lithography department. In 2002 she received another scholarship “Ludwig” which made possible to make a study tour to France, Spain, Portugal and Morocco. In 2004 she graduated from MKE painter and audiovisual education department. In 2006 she had a scholarship in Vienna, too. She has been living and working since 1997 in Budapest:

Awards

 

       * 2011. XVIII. National  Portrait  Biennial, Bronze diploma
     * 2008 Kerepes 860 years old, placing 2
     * 2006 Low Graphics Biennial, 2006 Fee SMALLGRAPHICS
     * 2005 Municipality of Budapest-Vienna-Budapest Gallery Scholarship
     * 2004 Barcsay Award
     * 2004 Árvay TÁRSA Wine and Wine Label Application feeLtd.
     * 2004 Béla Gruber Prize 
     * 2004 Desktop Applications still life, a separate fee
     * 2002 Ludwig Scholarship – Spain, France, Portugal, Morocco
     * 2001 Erasmus / Socrates scholarship to Milan

Solo Exhibitions

      * 2012 Jan. Structus, Kogart Gallery, Budapest

                 San Marco Gallery, Budapest

      * 2011. Sept.  Metropolitan Museum of Art, Győr, Magyar Ispita, Győr
     * 2011 June: Urban scenes, Hal Köz Gallery, Debrecen
                      March: Bács Emese exhibition, Symbol Art Gallery, Budapest
     * 2010 May Bács Emese, Bozsogi Nóra, Nagy Judit Barbara -                                                                          exhibition MAMŰ Gallery, Budapest
     * 2008 May Graphics and small sculptures, Újlipótváros Club Gallery, Budapest
     * 2007 Sept. Fészek Gallery, Hermann Hall, Budapest
     * 2007 June IV. Paper Magic Festival, 9 ART Gallery, Budapest
     * 2007 May Eszter Deli / Bács Emese exhibition, Szimpla Kert, Budapest
     * 2006 Sept. Screenshots, Collegium Hungaricum, Vienna
     * 2005 Oct. Carpet Facial, Gallery IX., Budapest
     * 2005 Sept. Town Hall Gallery, XIII. dist. Municipality of Budapest
     * 2005 Aug. Small Gallery of Pécs, Pécs
     * 2004 June Godot Gallery, Budapest
     * 2004 June Ericsson Gallery, Budapest
     * 2003 Oct. Godot Gallery, Budapest
     * 2002 Dec. Academy Gallery, Győr

     *2002 April Czech Tales, Godot Gallery, Budapest
     * 2002 Feb. Thalia Theater, Budapest
     * 2001 Oct. Chaosz Gallery, Budapest
     * 2000 Aug. Summer, Victoria Sala de Arta, Brasov
     * 2000 March MKE. Aula, Budapest

Selected group exhibitions


   * 2011 June K.É.K., Depository, Vác
               May XXXVI. Summer Exhibition of Szeged, Szeged Reök
    * 2011 May Spring Exhibition, Nógrád Historical Museum, Salgótarján
    * 2010 Dec. Inter-Fair, Kogart Gallery, Budapest
    * 2010 Nov. Book a Job Wallenberg Association, Budapest
    * 2010 Oct. New pictures in frames, in New Gallery, Budapest
    * 2010 Oct. ZOO art, contemporary art exhibitions, Budapest Zoo and Botanical                        Garden
    * 2009 Dec. 1 Danube Biennial Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava
    * 2009 Sept. Face Godot,  Godot Gallery, Budapest
    * Feb 2009. URBAN LANDSCAPES, Molnár Ani Gallery, Budapest
    * 2008 Aug. POST PRINTMAKING, Korea
    * 2008 March Limes Gallery, Komarno
    * 2007 Dec. Winter exhibition, a selection of works by artists of Godot Gallery
    * 2007 Nov. Töreki Art Colony Collection of selecting, SYMBOL Gallery, Budapest
    * 2007 Nov. Faces and fate of the National Portrait Biennale, Victor Moldvay                                             Gallery, Hatvan
    * 2007 June Open-air exhibition posters, Octogonart Gallery, Budapest
    * 2007 May Permeability, Ericsson Gallery, Budapest
    * 2007 April Spring Exhibition, Museum of Nógrád
    * 2006 Dec. SMALL GRAPHICS 2006, New Pest Gallery, Budapest
    * 2006 Dec. Christmas Salon, Körzőgyár, Budapest
    * 2006 Sept. Sun National colorful graphic prints exhibition / lithographs, Babits                                       Mihály Hall Arts and Cultural Center, Budapest, HU
    * 2006 July XI. Table Painting Biennale, Italian Cultural Centre, Szeged, Hungary
    * 2006 June XXIII. Graphic Biennale of Miskolc, Miskolc
    * 2006 Feb. Five years in the Gallery IX, IX Gallery, Budapest
    * 2005 January 2004th Barcsay Prize art exhibition, Gallery of Szentendre
    * 2004 Oct. Backlight, Studio Gallery, Budapest
    * 2004 Sept. International Biennial of Small Graphics, New Pest Gallery, Budapest
    * 2004 April Game, each image (p) en, Artpool, Budapest
    * 2003 Nov. Faces and fate, the National Portrait Biennale, Victor Moldvay Gallery                    Sixty
    * 2003 Sept. 7th International Drawing and Graphic Biennial, Győr

 

Literature

       * Noémi Szabó: Tinkert faces- To Emese Bács’s  works, Élet és Irodalom, 2012.02. 17.

       * Noémi Szabó: Attempting of permanency - About Emese Bács works, Kortárs, 11. 2011.

       *Műhely / Angel  number-illustrations, 2011 Oct
     * István Sinko: BE in the city Műértő, 2011. July-August
     * Lajos Lóska: Pictures of our Life, New Art, 2011 July
     * Miklós Havas: Walking on foot, Pesti Fashion, Summer2011
     * Gyula Rózsa: Outer districts, Nepszabadsag, 18.03.2009.
     * Noemi Szabo: Urban fear and relations, ÉS 2009. 03.06.
     * Ashes and Diamonds special issue, repertoire, 2008.tél
     * Ashes and Diamonds special issue, repertoire, 2006.tél
     * Judith Szeifer: Age (like) - Drawings, Élet és Irodalom 2005. October 28th
     * Ildikó VajdaEvening balloon, 13 district Hírnök, 2005.okt.19.
     * Károly Szikszai: To Bács Emese’s etching, Élet és Irodalom, 2005. July 1st
     * Melinda Serfőző: Scratched laboratory, Ráday, Nepszabadsag, 2004.nov.2
     * Zsofia Somogyi : Initial Capital - Diploma, New Art,2004.szept.
     *  László Hamrik : Outside and inside, light and shadow, Élet és Irodalom,                                                                   2004. July 2nd
     * Ilona Szekely: Painters and Shadows, 168 óra, 2004.jún.3.
     * Workshop, illustrations, 2004.02.
     * Lajos Lóska: Monitor and stone, 7 International Drawing and Graphic Biennial,                         Gyor, New Art, 2004. January
     * Tolnay Imre Graf icon (the 7th International Graphic                                                        Biennale, Győr), Balcony, 2003.dec.
     * Dr. Máriás: Silent screams, Élet és Irodalom , 2003.September 12th
     * Szeifert J.: On the way, Élet és Irodalom 2002. August16th
     * Laszlo Hamrik: Suburbs to the suburbs, Élet és Irodalom, 2002. April 19th
     * József Gaál: Emese Bacs’ woodcuts, Élet és Irodalom, 2000. dec.1.
     * Levente Csutak: The exhibition of promises, Brasov Sheets2000.aug.11.

 

Works in collections:
     * Collegium Hungaricum, Vienna
    * Metropolitan Museum of Art, Győr
     * Gallery of Pécs
     * Hungarian Foundation for Graphic  
     * Sala de Arta, Brasov
     *Dr. Tóth M. Krisztina

    *Dr. Nagy Miklós

    *Völgyi Miklós

    *Barna Sándor

    *Gantzner József